hēap

hēap, m.n: a heap, pile, great number, host, multitude, crowd, band, troop, body of people, assembly, company. (HAY-op / ˈheːap)

Black-and-white drawing from a medieval manuscript depicting dozens of people closely overlapping so only their heads are visible.
Pamplona Bible; Spain (Navarre), 1197; Amiens, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 108, f. 254r. [initiale.irht.cnrs.fr]

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